Tuition and Fees

Remember, New Class Starting Times are
9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m.


We offer four terms per year. Each course lasts for six to eight weeks and, though there are some variations, most classes meet for one hour and twenty minutes per week.

Classes will be held at the Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building #1 Sarasota, at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, and at the State College of Florida at Lakewood Ranch.


Tuition is
8 week session: $95 non-member; $85.50 member
7 week session: $90 non-member; $81 member
6 week session: $90 non-member; $81 member
5 week session: $85 non-member; $76.50 member
4 week session: $70 non-member; $63 member
3 week session: $60 non-member; $54 member
2 week session: $45 non-member; $40.50 member
1 session: $30 non-member; $27 member

Fees for workshops
Half-day workshop: $55 non-member; $49 member
Full-day workshop: $109 non-member; $98 member

Fees for lectures and talks
Lecture: $15 non-member; $0 member
Lecture Series: N/A
Einstein/Academy Talks: $10 non-member; $9 member

OLLI office hours for the fall, winter and spring, terms are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Office hours for the summer term are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. We would like to welcome members and prospective members alike to this new term.

How to Register

There are three ways to register for classes at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College:

Online: Click here to register. If you have more than one address, remember to use the address that is associated with the credit card you are using.

By Mail: Fill out the mail-in form, click to download form. Enclose it with your check and mail to:
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College
Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building #1
Sarasota, FL 34237

In Person: Register in person at the RCLLA office from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cash or checks accepted.

Need to Buy Books for Your Classes?

Try these online sources for new or used books:

Scholarship Program

To apply for an Institute scholarship, contact our Executive Director, Janna Overstreet, by letter at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College, Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building #1, Sarasota, FL 34237. or by email at Please be certain to include your contact information including email address and phone number in your letter of request. Successful applicants will receive a reduction in the tuition of one course, lecture or circle per year.

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